HUD and Census Bureau Release New American Housing Survey

According to the new 2017 American Housing Survey recently released by HUD, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), renters are three times more likely to need financial assistance to evacuate during a major disaster than those who own their own homes. The new survey finds that of the nearly 44 million American renter households, approximately 39 percent indicated they don’t have access to $2,000 to cover evacuation expenses.

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